Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire people to provide better conditions, show more respect and conserve our planet’s amazing creatures through the connections made when people and animals work together.

JT RearingDark Horse Productions is a group of specialist animal trainers dedicated to advanced animal training.  Based in Sydney, Australia, we deal with animal training, consulting and logistics for film, television, live performance, corporate events, print media and the animal conservation and welfare industries.Our business relies on our animals and our animals are our family. Whether it’s a major motion picture, TV commercial, corporate event or that something extra special, we have the animal actor for you!

Sparkles Rearing with FlagsSparkles the Wonder Horse!Sparkles needs no introduction! He is our most sought after horse. He is a registered pinto Shetland Pony and is the stand-out liberty master. He is a principal horse at Dark Horse Productions and is a full time liberty/trick pony.Read more about Sparkles, or see our other horses…